Smartte Contributors

The following amazing women contribute to the Smartte LifeStyle Network to bring you Real Tools and Information you can use NOW to help you Live Your BEST Life!

 Smartte Contributors:

Valerie Stuut Valerie Stuut, MBA – Founder, Editor-n-Cheif, and  CEO of Smartte
With her corporate finance background, Valerie is a successful entrepreneur for over 20 years and is passionate about providing positive, role model programs for women and girls. Her company has enriched the lives of over 35,000 girls with various leadership and fitness programs in Broward County Schools.
Autumn Waryjas - Smartte Senior Editor Autumn Waryjas – Senior Editor
Autumn is a Senior at Princeton University and is an all around amazing woman!  She prides herself on her making education and necessary life tools easy for everyone to not only use but to benefit!  Her well rounded background from Princeton Cheerleading, Officer at Kappa Kappa Gamma – Princeton, to giving back to her community and a drive for excellence, makes Autumn an outstanding Editor for Smartte!
Nicole Gartside Smartte Contributor

Nicole Gartside – Contributor

Nicole is a twenty-something mountain girl gone city girl gone Southern belle. After growing up in the foothills of Colorado, she graduated from New York University in 2014 and is currently working for a social media marketing start-up in Austin, TX. Other than being an avid writer, she’s a long-distance runner, pro Netflix-watcher, and French bulldog enthusiast (especially when it comes to her own Frenchie, Ada). She’s just a young woman taking post-college life one day at a time and sharing some insider tips with you.

Hannah Orenstein - Smartte Contributor

Hannah Orenstein – Contributor

Hannah is a magazine junkie, red lipstick addict, and bagel aficionado. She’s a matchmaker at Tawkify; a freelance writer at Thought Catalog, xoJane, and Mashable, among others; and a journalism and history double major at NYU. Previously, she interned at ELLE and Seventeen, and was the founding manager of the High School Ambassador program at Her Campus. If she were to host a Dream Feminist Luncheon, she would invite Tavi Gevinson, Tina Fey, Beyoncé, E. Jean Carroll, and Erica Jong.  @hannahorens // // 
 Madeleine Orenstein - Smartte Contributor

Madeleine Orenstein – Contributor

Madeleine loves National Geographic, golden retrievers and Miley Cyrus’s music with the same amount of fervor. She recently graduated from NYU with degrees in Acting and Broadcast Journalism. She works as a Program Coordinator for the Foundation for Teaching Economics, where she helps run their high school leadership camps. She’s previously worked for NBC New York, Policy Mic and the Prague Wandering. Life goals include winning an Oscar, trying every type of Lays potato chip and meeting HRH Hillary Clinton.  @mmoverturf // //
 Lesley Rowland Lesley Rowland – ContributorAs a Junior at the University of Tampa, Lesley loves being involved on campus and hitting up any dance floor on the weekends. She was a Freshman 15er for Seventeen Magazine her first year of college and has been hooked on writing ever since. When she is not stalking your Facebook, she is attempting to conquer social media one Tweet at a time. Her passion is music video production, but thinks becoming the next Chelsea Handler is pretty cool too. According to this twentysomething, this confusing, frustrating world can never be dull when you approach each day with positivity and confidence! 
 Brittany Mitzan - Smartte Contributor Brittany Mitzan – Contributor
Being a woman of many different hats, Brittany is passionate about quite a few things as you can see by her writing! As a trained dancer, you can find her teaching her craft to young girls and you can also find her in a sewing lab at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale working on her Fashion Design degree. She is all about making a difference and a firm believer that confidence and a smile are the best accessories money can’t buy!
Audreya Baez Audrey Baez, MBA – Contributor
Audrey is a magniloquent, philosoph by nature and a blithe hippie at heart. Being birthed to amazing military parents has enabled her to have a fortuitous life of study and sojourns abroad. Audrey has attained her MBA in Business Administration with a Marketing Concentration at Strayer University. Currently, she is taking on self-inoculation of Turkish, Haitian Creole, and Hebrew; in addition, attending the University of Sedona in efforts of acheiveing her Metaphysical Science, Ph.D–Doctor of Philosophy. Her life’s work is to spread knowledge, positivity, and love through as many avenues as possible. She is elated to share loads of humorous, insightful knowledge with all of the SMARTTE ladies of the world.


Smartte Experts:

Lucille Beseler Lucille Beseler MS,RDN, LDN,CDE – Smartte Nutrition ExpertLucille is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator and professional speaker. She founded the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida in 1991. In addition, she was elected in 2011-2014 by her colleagues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics represents 75,000 nutrition professionals.
Elizabeth Swann

Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., ATC – Smartte Fitness Expert

Associate Professor, Athletic Training Program Director Nova Southeastern University Division of Math, Science, and Technology – Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences

Her areas of expertise include: heath care administration, professional development in athletic training, interpersonal communication in clinical education, assessment of learning outcomes and CAATE accreditation

Rachael Needle

Dr. Rachel B Needle, PsyD – Smartte Relationships Expert

Licensed Psychologist, Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University, and Executive Director at Whole Health Psychological Center

Joy Lainez

Joy Lainez – Smartte Leadership, Team Engagement and Events Expert

Current CEO of Joyful Times Events – corporate events and community service programs. Joy was also a District Team Leader for Target and left with over 22 years of retail experience and is well know for managing in-store events, community out reach events and employee engagement programs.

Bonnie Gesualdi Chao Bonnie Gesualdi-Chao – Smartte Employment and Benefits ExpertCurrent Managing Partner of HR Strategic Solutions Group, a full staffing company. Bonnie was the HR Manager for American Express and is well know for her award winning contributions to building solid benefits, training and engagement programs.


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